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Stepmom 电影《继母》    

  I never want to be a mom, and believe or not, I am trying.

  Luke and Jackie are divorcing after years of marriage and have two children, Anna and Ben.

  Three years later, Luke falls in love with Isabel, who is a career-minded fashion photographer. Isabel is forced into a role as unwelcome stepmother to Luke's two children. She wants to be involved in the children's life, but the children don't like her.

  Isabel: Anna!

  Anna: You forgot to wash my shirt. I told you a hundred times today are purple shirt day at school.

  Jackie considers Isabel to be selfish and rude because Isabel is unwilling to sacrifice anything for her work, sparking a conflict between the two women.

  Jackie: It is Seven twenty-three. You were supposed to be here at six thirty. She has missed her morning riding lesson.

  Isabel: You know, It's Monday. Her riding lesson is on Tuesday.

  Jackie: Except for the third Tuesday of the month, which switches to Monday. And in November, when she rides on Thursdays. I mean it is not that difficult. Don't you have some kind of little black agenda book that you can write all this down on in?

  Isabel: May I have a cup of coffee, please?

  Jackie: We don't have coffee.

  Unfortunately, Ben gets lost when he goes out with Isabel and Anna. Jackie flies into a rage at the police station. She forbids Isabel to be alone with the children again.

  However, when Jackie is diagnosed with cancer, everyone is forced to grow in order to settle his or her differences. For the well being of her children, Jackie has a conversation with Isabel.

  Isabel: Their whole life's happiness is wrapped up in you. You know every story, every wound, and every memory.

  Jackie: You'll learn.

  After the heart-to-heart talk, they understand each other better. On Christmas Eve, Jackie entrusts the children to Isabel and invites her to have her photo taken with the whole family.

  The two leading actors of this film are Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts. Susan won the best actress Oscar for her brilliant performance in the film "Dead Man walking". The audience may be more familiar with Julia Roberts from the film "Notting Hill". The role she played in the film "Erin Brockovich" made her won her the best actress Oscar this year. And in this film, Julia played the unwanted future stepmom.

  Julia Roberts: Pretending to be a parent is a cakewalk compared to being a parent. You know, going to work and pretending to be someone's not even parent but their stepparent. Life is really hard, and relationships are incredibly hard. But if you're willing to make that effort, it's really, really worth it.

  Susan is an excellent actress.

  Susan Sarandon: We have good time fighting, you know, they are very funny, fights and very intense. It's so much easier to hate somebody than it is try to look at his or her positive points.

  Jackie: You haven't been here from the beginning, worrying every minute of every day that the decisions you're making are going to shape the people they are going to be? And you are not what I want my children to be.

  Susan and Julia are good friends in real life. They are happy to be working together on this film.

  Julia: Susan I have been looking for what's in mind forever for something that had two strong female components.

  Susan: And we produced it, so we had to work on the script, try to get a good script and try to get a director that we believed in and Chris ended up being the perfect guy.

  Ed Harris plays Luke, the father in this film. His performance is just right though he doesn't appear in many parts.

  Ed: He presents a man who's trying to deal with the situation with two women and he still has relationship with his ex-wife. And he's trying to work it out, I mean he's really trying to do the best he can in a tough situation.

  And the two child stars, Jena Malone as Anna and Liam Aiken as Ben turned in very realistic performances.

  Ben: If you want me to hate her, I will.

  Jackie: Sweetheart, don't get upset.

  Anna: I'm not upset. Why would I be upset? No one asked me if I wanted a new mother. No one even asked me if I liked her.

  The kids show the innocence, naughtiness and loyalty of children.

  "Stepmom" was distributed by Columbia Tristar Company. The true-life story depicted in this film will greatly impress the audience.

  我从没有想成为母亲,但不管你信不信,我在试着做好。

  卢克和杰基因为性格不合而离婚,他们有两个孩子,安娜和本。

  三年后,卢克与伊莎贝尔相爱而结合。伊莎贝尔是一个事业心很强的摄影师。 她被迫充当起了不受欢迎的继母角色。虽然伊莎贝尔很想融入安娜和本的生活,但孩子们并不喜欢她。

  伊莎贝尔:安娜!

  安娜:你忘了洗我的衬衫。我告诉过你一百遍了,今天是学校的紫衫日。

  杰基认为伊莎贝尔自私而无礼,因为伊莎贝尔不愿意为了孩子而牺牲一丁点儿自己的事业,这导致了两人之间的冲突。

  杰基:现在是七点二十三分。你本应该六点半就到这儿。她(安娜)错过了晨间的马术课。

  伊莎贝尔:你知道……今天是星期一。她的马术课在星期二上。

  杰基:除了这个月的第三个星期二,那节马术课换到了星期一。到十一月份,她的马术课就在星期二上了。我说这并不是很难记的。你难道没有小的黑色日程本,可以将这些都记在里面吗?

  伊莎贝尔:请问,我可以喝杯咖啡吗?

  杰基:我们没有咖啡。

  不幸的是,本在跟伊莎贝尔和安娜出去时走失了。杰基在警察局里大发雷霆,她不允许伊莎贝尔再和孩子单独在一起。

  然而,当杰基被诊断出患了癌症以后,每个人都不得不为解决分歧而做出改变。为了孩子的幸福,杰基邀伊莎贝尔进行了一次长谈。

  伊莎贝尔:他们生命中所有的欢乐都与你相连。你了解每个故事,每个伤口,每个回忆。

  杰基:你会学会的。

  在这次倾心交谈之后,他们加深了对对方的理解。在圣诞夜,杰基将孩子的未来托付给了伊莎贝尔,并且邀请伊莎贝尔一起拍全家福。

  片中的两位女主角是苏珊·萨兰登和朱丽娅·罗伯茨。苏珊因其在《死囚漫步》中的出色表演而获得了奥斯卡最佳女主角奖。观众可能因为影片《诺丁山》而更加熟悉朱丽娅·罗伯茨。朱丽娅因《永不妥协》一片而获得了本年度的奥斯卡最佳女主角奖。在该片中,她饰演了那个不受欢迎的继母。

  朱丽娅·罗伯茨:与真正的母亲相比,扮演母亲是一件很容易的事。你知道,要扮作某人的母亲,甚至不是亲生母亲,而是继母。生活确实艰难,而处理好各种关系就更是困难了。但如果你愿意去努力,那是非常、非常值得的。

  苏珊是一位实力派演员。

  苏珊·萨兰登:我们演对手戏很高兴。你知道,她们非常有趣,冲突不断,关系很紧张。恨某个人要比看到其积极的方面容易得多。

  杰基:你并没有在这里从头开始,每分每秒担心你所做出的决定会对他们将来成为什么样的人产生何种影响。而我并不希望我的孩子成为像你那样的人。

  苏珊和朱丽娅在现实生活中是好朋友。她们很高兴在该片中能合作。

  朱丽娅:苏珊和我努力寻找头脑中永远存在的某种东西,它具有两种非常坚强的女性意味。

  苏珊:我们制作了这个片子,所以我们不得不改写,试图获得一个好的剧本,并且试图找到一个我们信任的导演,而克里斯最终成为合适的人选。

  艾德·哈里斯在片中饰演父亲卢克。他的戏份虽然不多,但表演恰到好处。

  艾德:他表现了一个男人试图处理好与两个女人的关系,而他和其前妻还有联系。他试图使事情有好结果,我指的是,他确实是在一个困难的环境中尽了最大的努力。

  那两位童星,演安娜的杰娜·马龙和演本的利恩·埃肯的表演十分真实。

  本:如果你希望我恨她,我会的。

  杰基:甜心,不要难过。

  安娜:我不难过。我为什么要难过呢?没有人问过我是否想要一个新母亲。甚至没有人问过我是否喜欢她。

  他们表现出了孩子的天真、顽皮以及忠诚。

  《继母》由哥伦比亚三星影片公司出品。片中描述的真实生活将给观众留下很深的印象。


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